Controls

Controls Product Brief
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Temperature control

SYSCON-RKC (South Bend, IN) has introduced the REX-S100, a 1/16th DIN single-display temperature control. A deviation display lamp for at-a-glance indication of deviation between present and set temperatures.
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Feature Article
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Coca-Cola's efficiency soars with ultrasonics

Ultrasonic proximity and motion control sensors improve efficiency and reduce downtime at Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated's Mobile, AL plant.
Controls Product Brief
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Photoelectric and proximity sensors

Photoelectric and proximity sensors from Boston Gear (Quincy, MA) can be used as system status indicators, providing input to PLCs. Available in infrared, visible-beam, polarized-light and fiber-optic models.
Controls Product Brief
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EPS collection map

The Association of Foam Packaging Recyclers (Washington, DC) has designed a four-color map highlighting 185 collection locations for EPS peanuts and packaging.
Controls Product Brief
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Flow line weighers

Flow line weighers from Ramsey Technology (Minneapolis, MN) measure the mass flow rate and total mass of free-flowing particulate materials with an accuracy of ±.5% or better.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 registration: Bemis Co.'s Pepperell, MA. plant; Jefferson Smurfit Corp's Anderson, IN, container plant; Rex-Rosenlew Intl. Inc.
Machine Product Brief
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Laser coders

Domino Amjet (Gurnee, IL) has acquired rights to a second generation laser code product line from Directed Energy (Irvine, CA). The Domino Digital Coder (DDC) uses a variable laser to provide a range of coding at high production speeds.
Controls Product Brief
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Infrared thermometer

Ircon's (Niles, IL) Mirage® MR-30 series infrared thermometer provides accurate measurements from 500 to 2500°F. Can operate in high ambient temperatures up to 140°F without external cooling.
Supplier News
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Allen-Bradley Co. Inc. (Milwaukee, WI): Thomas S. Gross vp, motion control business.
Machine Product Brief
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Case palletizer

Model 72 case palletizer from A-B-C Packaging Machine (Tarpon Springs, FL) has a unique design that allows one worker to palletize cases quickly and safely.
Controls Product Brief
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Metric right angle drives

Andantex's (Wanamassa, NJ) ANGLgear® right angle gear drives are now available with metric specifications. Completely en-closed for a wide range of applications.
Machine Product Brief
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Dot matrix laser coder

A new dot matrix laser coder from Willett America (Lawrenceville, GA) allows either a 25W, 50W or 100W laser to be used to suit particular line speeds and substrates.
Machine Product Brief
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Case packing brochure

A four-color brochure on case packing equipment is now available from Blueprint Automation (Richmond, VA). "The Final Link" features drawings and highlights of various case packing lines including case/bale, vertical and twin MCR case packers.
Controls Product Brief
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Bliss former bulletin

Moen (Santa Fe Springs, CA) has introduced a new bulletin describing the redesigned PF106-BIFQV internal flange bliss former. The upgrade features an efficient end panel vacuum assist feed system as standard equipment.
Machine Product Brief
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Fast-change case packer

The Model 486 fully automatic case packer from Focke (Whitsett, NC) uses hand spindles instead of tools for changeovers. Each spindle is equipped with digital indicators for repeatable positive changover.
Controls Product Brief
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Quarterly magazine

MAN Roland's (Westmont, IL) quarterly news magazine for the printing industry, "Revue," features the latest in industry ideas, equipment and processes.
Controls Product Brief
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Ice cream containers

Fabri-Kal (Kalamazoo, MI) has introduced a series of rectangular ice cream containers made of HDPE. Available in a new 3-pt size as well as 1-qt and 1/2-gal sizes.
Controls Product Brief
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Portable printer

A new brochure on the 9450 RASCAL(TM) portable printer for bin and product ID marking is available from Monarch Marking (Dayton, OH). Offers printing features and specs.

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